People in the Humanities Council

Directors and Chairs

Yelena Baraz

Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; Associate Professor of Classics; Acting Chair, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts

Anne Cheng

Director, Program in American Studies; Professor of English and African American Studies

Andrew Cole

Director, Gauss Seminars in Criticism; Professor of English

Michael Gordin

Director, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts; Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History; Professor of History

Anthony Grafton

Director, Program in European Cultural Studies; Henry Putnam University Professor of History

Molly Greene

Chair, Program in Hellenic Studies; Professor of History and Hellenic Studies

Bernard Haykel

Director, Program in Near Eastern Studies; Professor of Near Eastern Studies Director, Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East

Wendy Heller

Director, Program in Italian Studies; Chair, Department of Music; Scheide Professor of Music History; Professor of Music

Martha Himmelfarb

Director, Program in Judaic Studies; William H. Danforth Professor of Religion

Brooke Holmes

Director, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Humanistic Studies; Professor of Classics

Alison Isenberg

Co-Director, Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities; Professor of History

Martin Kern

Director, Comparative Antiquity Initiative; Chair, Department of East Asian Studies; Joanna and Greg Zeluck '84 P13 P18 Professor in Asian Studies; Professor of East Asian Studies

Regina Kunzel

Director, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies; Doris Stevens Professor in Women's Studies, History and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Simon Morrison

Director, Fund for Canadian Studies; Professor of Music

Paul Muldoon

Howard G.B. Clark '21 University Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Creative Writing in the Lewis Center for the Arts; Director, Princeton Atelier; Acting Chair, Fund for Irish Studies

Gabriela Nouzeilles

Director, Program in Latin American Studies; Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish; Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Alan Patten

Director, Program in Political Philosophy; Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Politics

Sara S. Poor

Director, Program in Medieval Studies; Associate Professor of German

Gideon Rosen

Director, Program in Linguistics, Stuart Professor of Philosophy

Michael Smith

Chair, Committee for Film Studies; Professor of Philosophy

Nigel Smith

Chair, Committee on Renaissance and Early Modern Studies; William and Annie S. Paton Foundation Professor of Ancient and Modern Literature; Professor of English (on leave 2017-18)

Joe Stephens

Director, Program in Journalism; Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence

Stephen Teiser

Director, Program in East Asian Studies; D. T. Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies; Professor of Religion

Marta Tienda

Director, Program in Latino Studies; Maurice P. During Professor in Demographic Studies; Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School

Christy Wampole

Director, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities; Behrman Faculty Fellow in the Humanities; Associate Professor of French and Italian

Beate Witzler

Executive Director, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts

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